P132 Teletext 132 Oct27 21:12:42   ——————————————————————————————————————— CORRIE TOASTS LONG-AWAITED GLORY Corrie finally beat EastEnders at the National Television Awards after a run of losing out at such ceremonies despite trouncing it in the ratings. The ITV1 soap scooped three awards with Suranne Jones (Karen) being voted most popular actress, S!m Aston (Chesney) winning best newcomer and the icing on the cake was best serial drama. Arch-rival EastEnders walked away with nothing. Star Scarlett Johnson admitted the soap deserved to lose. ——————————————————————————————————1/3—— by Jonathan Donald GET YOUR CELEBRITY GOSSIP & PICS DAILY SEE p617 News Clips TV Guide Review
P132 Teletext 132 Oct27 21:12:02   ——————————————————————————————————————— CORRIE TOASTS LONG-AWAITED GLORY EastEnders' Scarlett Johnson admitted the soap deserved to win nothing at the National Television Awards 2004. "Corrie is really good and I'm not sure that we deserve to win," said the actress, soon to bow out as Vicki Fowler, before the ceremony. The troubled BBC1 show, which recently slumped to an all-time low of 6.2m uiewers, was nominated for most popular soap. Stars Shane Richie and Nigel Harman were also up for best actor. ——————————————————————————————————2/3—— Winning words on TV's big night 135 GET YOUR CELEBRITY GOSSIP & PICS DAILY SEE p617 News Clips TV Guide Review
P132 Teletext 132 Oct27 21:12:22   ——————————————————————————————————————— CORRIE TOASTS LONG-AWAITED GLORY Corrie was jubilant at the National Television Awards after finally trouncing EastEnders. Suranne Jones, voted most popular actress for her performance as vixen Karen McDonald, said: "It's brilliant." Co-star Sam Aston (Chesney), 11, voted best newcomer, said he may be allowed a few sips of champagne. And after accepting the coveted best serial drama gong, the cast headed straight to the bar to toast their success. ——————————————————————————————————3/3—— DJ John Peel obituary 353 C4 TOTALLY SHOWBIZ p140 ITV1/300 C4 News Clips TV Guide Review